Centrepieces

Centrepieces

I realised I never posted about the centrepieces! The recipe (makes one centrepiece): Ingredients: 1 50cm glass vase Approx 5 handfuls of river stones 2-3 branches Strong Wire (and pliers to cut and shape) 14 Frosted tealight holders (replace 2-3 with lace tealight...
Other Crafting

Other Crafting

I’ve started to drift into the habit of updating my blogs with several posts in one go. I backdate the posts to the time when I actually did something/ completed something/ made something. I hope this doesn’t confuse anyone! I’d also like to say that...
Starting the Fur Shrugs for the Bridesmaids

Starting the Fur Shrugs for the Bridesmaids

With the help of my chief bridesmaid I used thick scrap fabric to create a shrug pattern. Its quite simple with just two darts as shoulder seams. It will fasten at the front with a ribbon or a button. I drafted just one side – its loose so two sided fittings...
This is why I collect ‘treasure’

This is why I collect ‘treasure’

I, like many crafters, collect things. Buttons, scraps, beads etc etc. So when my little sister said she was going to buy some sort of belt for the Summer Ball I asked what sort of thing she was thinking and we collaborated to create a belt buckle design for her....
Sketchbook pages update

Sketchbook pages update

I haven’t been sketching everyday! Bad Bad student. I have however started to see myself focusing and exploring ideas more. I’ve been a little obsessed with rain and slate. I can see one or both of these becoming my subject of focus later on in the course....